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Making finance work for Africa

Author: Honohan, Patrick ; Beck, ThorstenPublisher: World Bank Publications 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 240 p. : Graphs/Maps ; 23 cm. includes CD-ROM / DVDISBN: 0821369091Type of document: BookNote: CD available inside back coverBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HG181.2 .H66 2007
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CD available inside back cover

Includes bibliographical references and index


Making Finance Work for Africa Contents Foreword Acknowledgments Abbreviations 1 Setting the Scene Introduction: The Role of the Financial Sector Key Policy Issues Modernism and Activism: Two Perspectives for Reform Ultimate Goals: Financial Sector Development for Growth and Poverty Reduction Policy Perspectives for the Major Elements of the Formal Financial Sector Reaching Difficult Markets Organization of the Report xi xiii xv 1 1 4 7 12 14 17 20 2 African Financial Systems: Depth, Breadth, and Efficiency Introduction: International Comparisons Financial Depth and Efficiency: What Explains Africa's Low Score? Nonbank Finance Inclusive Household Finance Enterprises Place High Value on Better Financial Services 25 25 26 46 57 61 3 Finance for Long-Term Growth: Enriching the Flow of Finance to Transform the Economy Introduction: Mainstream Financial Institutions Improving the Banking System's Ability to Intermediate Funds Ownership and Industrial Structure of the Banking System Term Finance and Risk Finance: Beyond Commercial Banking Macroeconomic Aspects: Building Confidence and Absorptive Capacity 71 71 73 87 107 120 4 Finance for All Introduction: Access to Formal Financial Services Technology and Financial Engineering Organization: Who Needs to Do What? 139 139 143 162 5 Policy Choices in Current Conditions Introduction: The Vision From Vision to Policy Where Should Government Begin? Two Attainable Goals Contrasting Initial Conditions 191 191 193 196 199 Appendix: African Relationship Lending Credit Appraisal Enforcement Bibliography Index 207 207 208 211 229

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